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What 33?

My tires i have now have probably another 20k left on them. Sadly theyre wrangler rt/s. I decided that once these tires are done for im getting 33's. I cant decide on what tire i want though. i want a mud terrain, i know that much. but what mud terrain is gonna be the best "bang for your buck" these are the tires im looking at right now:
33x11.50 MTZ


33x12 BFG's


33x11.50 DC Mud Country's


If there's another tire that you guys prefer list em cause im open to opinions.

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i think you linked us to a shopping cart, in which case we don't have the history of your computer, hence we don't know what you were/are looking at.

care to try again? or just tell us?
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those are all great tires from what i've seen, heard and read. there's a new BFG mud, the KM2. you may be intersted in those too, they have stronger sidewalls than the previous gen tire.

the dick cepecks aren't as popular, but have gotten some great reviews.

i think it's honestly up to what you like the look of most!
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Bfg km2
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Just curious, but you planning on any lift??
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Just curious, but you planning on any lift??
Cranking my B-bars and after they sag im gonna get some #1 bars. Probably some shackles too. Possibly a 1" BL if i need it. i dont necessarily like BL's though.
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Cranking my B-bars and after they sag im gonna get some #1 bars. Probably some shackles too. Possibly a 1" BL if i need it. i dont necessarily like BL's though.
You'll need to max those bars and do shackles and aal to even think about 33's. Do those and a 1" bl and call it a day
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My vote is for Dick Cepek Mud Country tires. After seeing them in person, driving on them in some snow, and hearing them (or not), I think they're a great tire. I know Justin has had them for a while and his didn't seem like they were showing wear at all.

EDIT: If they offer the tires in a 33x10.5 I'd go with that. The width is what causes rubbing for the most part.
I would get #1 torsion bars (cranked) and shackles then try on some 33's. Before that, I'd be willing to be you would rub.

EDIT #2: They don't offer that tire in a 33x10.5R15. Only a 33x12.5R15. Since I don't know what rim you're running I'll now assume it's a 16 looking at the sizes you posted and your avatar. If so just go 265/75R16. They fill up a fender well nicely on a stock 4x4.

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I dont mind my Definity M/Ts. Mine are 31x10.5, but they make a 33x12.5. Pep boys sells them, Cooper makes them. Occasionally you'll see a 'buy three get one free' thing from pepboys. Which is when I bought my tires.
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Yeah im runnin the factory tear drops. 16x7's. should've mentioned that before.
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Then I vote for 265/75R16 if you don't have any plans to crank the torsion bars or add a lift shackle or add-a-leaf. It's roughly a 32" x 11" tire.

I still vote Dick Cepek Mud Country then the Mickey Thompson MTZ's. Both tires at least have some siping where the BFG doesn't. The siping will help in the rain and other conditions.
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No i DO plan on cranking the bars. I had my b-bars almost maxed for awhile but i backed it down to stock height. Once i get the 33's they'll be maxed out again with a shackle or an AAL. if i have any troubles after that with rubbing ill consider a 1" BL.
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Then 285/75R16 is the way to go. To be honest, since you have a 4.0L 4x4 truck, I'd swap the torsion bars out to #1's because you won't have to crank them as much. You'll maintain a better ride that way. They aren't too expensive and are quite easy to swap.

And if you don't usually have weight in the bed or tow things, I would go with the shackle. The AAL just makes the rear too stiff.
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MTZ!!!
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MTZ!!!
I got a good feeling that they'll be the ones i settle with. I just love the look of those things.
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MTZ i think would be nice but the BFG would probably be the best bang for your buck
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X1000 on the MTZ's. Everyone I have talked to raves about those tires. They will be my next set of mud's for sure
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Are the MTZ's a hard tire to balance?
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Cranking my B-bars and after they sag im gonna get some #1 bars. Probably some shackles too. Possibly a 1" BL if i need it. i dont necessarily like BL's though.

Better break out the saws-all after that valance then.
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couldnt i just have the bumper sit a little low? i think someone on here did that. Rangerextreme? ill look and see.
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I dont mind my Definity M/Ts. Mine are 31x10.5, but they make a 33x12.5. Pep boys sells them, Cooper makes them. Occasionally you'll see a 'buy three get one free' thing from pepboys. Which is when I bought my tires.

i work at pep boys and i can vouch for the definity m/t's.... they are a great tire with a 40k proration. plus the buy three gt th fourth tire free is a steal...

dont listen to wat anyone says about "tires from pep boys" cooper makes them and i have yet to see anyone come back with a complaint....
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Ok... just saw RangerExtreme's truck with the 1" BL and saw the picture of where he just lowered his bumper to accomidate(sp?) the BL and i have to saw that the bumper looks terrible like that. I guess ill just squeeze the 33's in there with just crankin the T-bars and addin a shackle. i should be able to clear everything ok. if not then ill look into the BL.
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Are the MTZ's a hard tire to balance?
any oversized tire is difficult to balance.... it can be done easily if the person isnt lazy and knows wat they are doing.
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